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5 Matching questions

  1. Questions of law
  2. Notice
  3. Prima facie case
  4. Verdict
  5. Compulsory joinder
  1. a The opinion of a jury on a question of fact.
  2. b When a person must be brought into a lawsuit as either a plaintiff or a defendant.
  3. c Questions relating to the interpretation or application of the law.
  4. d What the prosecution or plaintiff must be able to prove in order for the case to go to the jury-that is, the elements of the prosecution's case or the plaintiff's cause of action.
  5. e Being informed of some act done or about to be done.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A fee calculated as a percentage of the settlement or award in the case.
  2. A trial court error that is not sufficient to warrant reversing the decision.
  3. The ethical rule prohibiting attorneys and paralegals from disclosing information regarding a client or a client's case.
  4. A group of people, usually 23, whose function is to determine if probable cause exists to believe that a crime has been committed and that the defendant committed it.
  5. A grand jury's written accusation that a given individual has committed a crime.

5 True/False questions

  1. Civil lawLaw that deals with harm to an individual.


  2. Self-defenseThe justified use of force to protect oneself or others.


  3. U.S. Court of AppealsThe intermediate appellate courts in the federal system.


  4. Motion for a new trialA request that the court order a rehearing of a lawsuit because irregularities, such as errors of the court or jury misconduct, make it probable that an impartial trial did not occur.


  5. Irresistible impulse testA test that provides that the defendant is not guilty due to insanity if, at the time of the killing, the defendant could not control his or her actions.